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Biologist Adriana Alvarez De la Hoz poses for a portrait in the Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Building on Monday, March 1. Alvarez De la Hoz conducted a literature review study on the uses of algae as an organic substitute for synthetic fertilizers.

[Photo] University researchers explore potential of microalgae in agriculture

March 3, 2021

Biologist Adriana Alvarez De la Hoz poses for a portrait in the Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering Building on Monday, March 1. Alvarez De la Hoz conducted a literature review study on the uses of...

The Hennepin County Government Center on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

[Photo] The Chauvin trial: What you need to know

March 1, 2021

The Hennepin County Government Center on Sunday, Feb. 28. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with the murder of George Floyd, will be held here starting on March 8.

International Student Advisory Board members Yining Wang and Peng Ge pose in front of a row of world flags at the Carlson School of Management on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Wang is a master's student in the Carlson School and Ge is a Ph.D. student in the College of Pharmacy.

[Photo] International Student Advisory Board’s new members focus on mental health, career prep

February 28, 2021

International Student Advisory Board members Yining Wang and Peng Ge pose in front of a row of world flags at the Carlson School of Management on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Wang is a master's student in the Carlson...

International Student Advisory Board members Yining Wang and Peng Ge pose in front of a row of world flags at the Carlson School of Management on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Wang is a master's student in the Carlson School and Ge is a Ph.D. student in the College of Pharmacy.

[Photo] Young Women’s Cabinet program aims to decrease gender equity gaps by keeping women in legislative conversations

February 27, 2021

International Student Advisory Board members Yining Wang and Peng Ge pose in front of a row of world flags at the Carlson School of Management on Wednesday, Feb. 26. Wang is a master's student in the Carlson...

A plaque listing names of accomplished alumni and faculty on Scholar's Walk on Wednesday, Feb. 23. Some students are leading a push to have Black journalist and civil rights activist Marvel Cooke added to the iconic walkway on campus.

[Photo] Students advocate for the addition of Marvel Cooke to Scholars Walk

February 27, 2021

A plaque listing names of accomplished alumni and faculty on Scholar's Walk on Wednesday, Feb. 23. Some students are leading a push to have Black journalist and civil rights activist Marvel Cooke added...

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Samedy, Rollins, Landfair power Gophers volleyball offense

February 22, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

The Riverside Park sign on a snowy Sunday, Feb. 21. The Minneapolis Park Board voted for $400,000 to go toward youth outreach to help prevent violence. $50,000 will go to youth outreach in Cedar-Riverside.

[Photo] Minneapolis park board invests excess funds in youth violence prevention

February 22, 2021

The Riverside Park sign on a snowy Sunday, Feb. 21. The Minneapolis Park Board voted for $400,000 to go toward youth outreach to help prevent violence. $50,000 will go to youth outreach in Cedar-Riverside.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] No. 9 Maryland overwhelms shorthanded Gophers women’s basketball

February 20, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the University of Minnesota's Law School on Thursday, Feb. 4.

[Photo] ‘Our clients shouldn’t die in prison’: UMN Law clinic that represented Myon Burrell tackles life sentences for juveniles

February 19, 2021

Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the University of Minnesota's Law School on Thursday, Feb. 4.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Rutgers’ stifling defense too much for Gophers women’s basketball

February 18, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Health Promotion Specialist Rebecca Leighton poses for a portrait in front of the Nutritious U food pantry bags in Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Leighton leads the campus-wide strategic SNAP outreach project.

[Photo] Student surge in SNAP eligibility

February 18, 2021

Health Promotion Specialist Rebecca Leighton poses for a portrait in front of the Nutritious U food pantry bags in Coffman Memorial Union on Wednesday, Feb. 17. Leighton leads the campus-wide strategic...

Minneapolis District 1 Park Board Commissioner Chris Meyer poses for a portrait at Marcy Park on Tuesday, Feb. 16. One of Meyer's initiatives involves adding more college-age elements, like a dog park and hammocking area, to Marcy Park.

[Photo] Chris Meyer cycles one last round as Park Board Commissioner

February 17, 2021

Minneapolis District 1 Park Board Commissioner Chris Meyer poses for a portrait at Marcy Park on Tuesday, Feb. 16. One of Meyer's initiatives involves adding more college-age elements, like a dog park...

Chemical engineering researcher Dr. Paul Dauenhauer poses for a portrait in front of a new chemical engineering and materials science display in Amundson Hall on Saturday, Feb. 13. Dauenhauer leads a lab that is developing biodegradable technologies to become an alternative to plastic and rubber.

[Photo] The search for “perfect” recyclables: University researchers explore alternatives to plastics

February 17, 2021

Chemical engineering researcher Dr. Paul Dauenhauer poses for a portrait in front of a new chemical engineering and materials science display in Amundson Hall on Saturday, Feb. 13. Dauenhauer leads a lab...

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball outlasts Penn State in five

February 15, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball completes season sweep of Wisconsin

February 15, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers’ grit shows in wins without McGraw

February 11, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball struggles against No. 11 Ohio State

February 8, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Physician and author Courtney Burnett poses with her memoir

[Photo] UMN grad and physician recounts battle with brain cancer in new memoir

February 8, 2021

Physician and author Courtney Burnett poses with her memoir "Difficult Gifts" in her home in St. Paul on Friday, Feb. 5. In the memoir, to be released on Feb. 8, Burnett describes searching for happiness...

Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the University of Minnesota's Law School on Thursday, Feb. 4. Some first-year law students wrote a letter addressing the law school and its handling of issues involving the pandemic.

[Photo] First-year law students raise concerns about COVID-19 exposure notifications, fee charges and intersection of religious holidays with classes

February 6, 2021

Walter F. Mondale Hall, home of the University of Minnesota's Law School on Thursday, Feb. 4. Some first-year law students wrote a letter addressing the law school and its handling of issues involving...

The finished dish of bariis iskukaris, a traditional Somali rice dish, prepared for the Sharing Food series on Sunday, Jan. 31. The recipe was shared with the Minnesota Daily by the Somali Student Association.

[Photo] Sharing Food: Bariis iskukaris (Somali-style rice)

February 2, 2021

The finished dish of bariis iskukaris, a traditional Somali rice dish, prepared for the Sharing Food series on Sunday, Jan. 31. The recipe was shared with the Minnesota Daily by the Somali Student Association.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball dominant at service line, take down Terps

February 1, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Iowa’s fast-paced offense too much for Gophers women’s basketball to overcome

January 31, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball simplifying perspective in odd season

January 29, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball survives late comeback in third consecutive win

January 28, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

University of Minnesota Cancer Researcher Micheal Olin poses with a live imaging photo depicting the size of brain tumors in mice in his lab on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Olin and his colleague Chris Moertel lead a team of researchers that created a cancer treatment that is in its first phase of 
 human trials.

[Photo] UMN researchers start human trial of new cancer treatment

January 27, 2021

University of Minnesota Cancer Researcher Micheal Olin poses with a live imaging photo depicting the size of brain tumors in mice in his lab on Wednesday, Jan. 27. Olin and his colleague Chris Moertel...

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s baskeball starts to find rhythm with win over Penn State

January 25, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

[Photo] Gophers volleyball take series with Michigan State

January 24, 2021

Opposite hitter Stephanie Samedy spikes the ball to earn a point for the Gophers in Maturi Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 24. The Gophers won against Michigan State Spartans with a score of 3-0.

Forward Nathan Burke blocks Arizona State's Justin Robbins from reaching the puck in 3M Arena on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers beat Arizona State with a final score of 10-2.

[Photo] Gophers reignite their spark in 20-goal barn burner series against Sun Devils

January 23, 2021

Forward Nathan Burke blocks Arizona State's Justin Robbins from reaching the puck in 3M Arena on Friday, Jan. 22. The Gophers beat Arizona State with a final score of 10-2.

UMN Extension educator Natalie Hoidal poses with serrano and jalepeno peppers on the East Bank campus. Hoidal's research team tested the viability of growing chile peppers in Minnesota and Wisconsin in collaboration with local Latinx farmers through the Shared Ground Farmers' Cooperative.

[Photo] UMN researchers partner with Latinx farmers to explore chile pepper viability in MN

January 20, 2021

UMN Extension educator Natalie Hoidal poses with serrano and jalepeno peppers on the East Bank campus. Hoidal's research team tested the viability of growing chile peppers in Minnesota and Wisconsin in...

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball picks up second Big Ten road win at Nebraska

January 19, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

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January 19, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] No. 9 Maryland’s hot shooting too much for Gophers to handle

January 14, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball falls short in Iowa

January 6, 2021

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers survive in OT earning first Big Ten win of the season

January 3, 2021

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Minnesota struggles to make shots against No. 19 Indiana

December 23, 2020

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers women’s basketball struggles against No. 16 Northwestern

December 15, 2020

Gophers forward Kadi Sissoko blocks Eastern Illinois’ Karle Pace at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

[Photo] Gophers fall to Drake 99-69

December 6, 2020

Gophers center Klarke Sconiers fights for a pass at Williams Arena on Wednesday, Dec. 2. The Gophers defeated Eastern Illinois 72-68.

The Glam Doll Donuts street sign hangs in Northeast Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 30.

[Photo] Former Glam Doll Donuts employees reveal intimidating work environment, discrimination claims

December 3, 2020

The Glam Doll Donuts street sign hangs in Northeast Minneapolis on Monday, Nov. 30.

Display of an Olmec mask surrounded by Mayan textiles on the wall behind it at the Minneapolis Instute of Art on Saturday, Nov. 14. The mask was made between 900 and 300 B.C. and is believed to have been used in ceremonies.

[Photo] Celebrate Native American Heritage Month every month through Mia’s virtual offerings

November 21, 2020

Display of an Olmec mask surrounded by Mayan textiles on the wall behind it at the Minneapolis Instute of Art on Saturday, Nov. 14. The mask was made between 900 and 300 B.C. and is believed to have been...

Mentorship program co-founders Kate Carosella, left, and Meriah DeJoseph pose for a portrait at the Institute of Child Development on Sunday, Nov. 8. The program serves students from underrepresented backgrounds who intend to pursue doctorates in psychology.

[Photo] National mentorship program aims to diversify psychology fields

November 9, 2020

Mentorship program co-founders Kate Carosella, left, and Meriah DeJoseph pose for a portrait at the Institute of Child Development on Sunday, Nov. 8. The program serves students from underrepresented backgrounds...

A variety of public health procedures, including designated clean and dirty tables, unidirectional routes, and socially-distanced seating protect students dining in Pioneer Hall on Monday, Nov. 2.

[Photo] Concerns about student behavior in dining halls prompt conversations about safety protocols

November 5, 2020

A variety of public health procedures, including designated clean and dirty tables, unidirectional routes, and socially-distanced seating protect students dining in Pioneer Hall on Monday, Nov. 2.

Tina Smith addressed gathered students on the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3. “I can think of no more powerful place to be than here on the campus of the University of Minnesota with all of you.”

[Photo] In close race, Tina Smith wins U.S. Senate seat

November 4, 2020

Tina Smith addressed gathered students on the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3. “I can think of no more powerful place to be than here on the campus of the University of Minnesota with all of you.”

Tina Smith addressed gathered students on the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3. “I can think of no more powerful place to be than here on the campus of the University of Minnesota with all of you.”

[Photo] Smith, Omar hit campus in last-minute young voter rally

November 3, 2020

Tina Smith addressed gathered students on the Knoll on Tuesday, Nov. 3. “I can think of no more powerful place to be than here on the campus of the University of Minnesota with all of you.”

Celine Jennings of UMN Climate Strike speaks to protesters at Northrop Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 30.

[Photo] ‘The enemy is profit, together we will stop it’: Protesters rally for justice from the Board of Regents

November 2, 2020

Celine Jennings of UMN Climate Strike speaks to protesters at Northrop Auditorium on Friday, Oct. 30.

Funk N Spuds poses on member Max Meier’s house in the Como neighborhood on Thursday, Oct. 8.

[Photo] Como band creates “funky” concert venue at home

October 15, 2020

Funk N Spuds poses on member Max Meier’s house in the Como neighborhood on Thursday, Oct. 8.